Samuel D. Hodge, Jr.Sam Hodge is a professor at Temple University where he teaches both law and anatomy. He also serves as a mediator/arbitrator for the Dispute Resolution Institute in Philadelphia.Sam has been named one of the most popular continuing legal education instructors in the country and has received multiple teaching awards including the Temple University Great Teacher Award and his Anatomy for Lawyers course was the recipient of the ACLEA Award for Outstanding Achievement in Continuing Legal Education. His interactive teaching style has received national attention including stories in the New York Times, the Chronicle of Higher Education, the Philadelphia Inquirer , National Public Radio and television.
Sam is also a seasoned litigator who enjoys an AV preeminent rating and has been named a Top Lawyer in Pennsylvania on multiple occasions .He is also a prolific author whose research has been cited in court opinions, legislation, law reviews and legal or medical journals. He has authored more than 160 articles and 8 books including Head Trauma and Brain Injuries for Lawyers, ABA;The Spine, ABA;The Forensic Autopsy,ABA;Clinical Anatomy for Attorneys , ABA; the award winning book, Anatomy for Litigators, ALI ABA; and Thermography and Personal Injury Litigation, John Wiley and Sons.Mr. Hodge is a graduate of Temple University School of Law and the Graduate Legal Studies Division of the Law School. He has also received mediation training at the Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution and is a member of the American Association of Anatomists and the American College of Legal Medicine.
Sam Hodge teaches anatomy and the law with boundlessenthusiasm. He is a skilled litigator who has taught medical topics for more than 25 years.Musculoskeletal disorders are the largest category of workplace injuries and account for the majority of personal injury claims. Knowing the real mechanism of a back, shoulder or knee injury or what is and is not trauma related is crucial to your success as an advocate. In plain English, and with a sharp focus on the challenges you face, Sam Hodge will keep you in stitches as he explains the nuances of the spine and upper and lower extremities is an easy to understand manner that will allow you to better evaluate or defend your case. This entertaining and valuable journey will take you inside the human body through videos, illustrations and animations as you learn the parts of the body that are most susceptible to injury and those that are not. Professor Hodge, will explain how diagnosis are made and the particulars of medical tests and surgical procedure from the unique perspective of a very successful litigator and teacher.
• Learn how injuries to the spine, knee and shoulder really occur.• Learn about muscles, ligaments, tendons and fascia.• Find out the real difference between a sprain and a strain.• Become comfortable with the anatomy of the musculoskeletal system.• Find out how x-rays, Ct-scans and MRIs work as you read actual films.• Experience what few attorneys have ever done by going into the anatomy lab and operating room to see what the body really looks like and how operations are performed.
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